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The “New Normal” Is De-Normalization

By Charles Hugh Smith Source: Of Two Minds Here’s what denormalization means: there was no “New Normal” for the dinosaurs. Everyone talks about the “New Normal,” as if there’s a guarantee that life will return to normal. But the “New Normal” is De-Normalization, which … Continue reading

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This Is a Financial Extinction Event

By Charles Hugh Smith Source: Of Two Minds The lower reaches of the financial food chain are already dying, and every entity that depended on that layer is doomed. Though under pressure from climate change, the dinosaurs were still dominant … Continue reading

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Contemplating Human Extinction Terrifies Most People: A Strategy for Survival

By Robert J. Burrowes Any serious study of the relevant scholarly literature reveals at least four possible paths to imminent human extinction, that is, human extinction within five years: nuclear war, the climate catastrophe, the deployment of 5G and biodiversity … Continue reading

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A Metaphysical Malaise?

By Kingsley L. Dennis Source: Waking Times ‘The real tragedy of our time lies not so much in the unprecedented external events themselves as in the unprecedented ethical destitution and spiritual infirmity which they glaringly reveal.’ Paul Brunton There is … Continue reading

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The Final Act

By Dmitry Orlov Source: Club Orlov In processing the flow of information about the goings on in the US, it is impossible to get rid of a most unsettling sense of unreality—of a population trapped in a dark cave filled … Continue reading

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Neoliberal Economics Destroyed the Economy and the Middle Class

By Paul Craig Roberts Source: PaulCraigRoberts.com According to official US government economic data, the US economy has been growing for 10.5 years since June of 2009. The reason that the US government can produce this false conclusion is that costs … Continue reading

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They Live, We Sleep: Beware the Growing Evil in Our Midst

By John W. Whitehead Source: The Rutherford Institute “You see them on the street. You watch them on TV. You might even vote for one this fall. You think they’re people just like you. You’re wrong. Dead wrong.” — They Live We’re living … Continue reading

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The Wounded Mind

By Kingsley L. Dennis Source: Waking Times There’s something fundamentally wrong with how the world is right now. Don’t you see it – feel it? We are a species with noble character, with a great spirit, and with a sacred soul. In … Continue reading

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